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Purpose of cranial manipulation?

Improve PNS function in head structures innervated by CN III, VII, IX, X

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How to reach sphenopalatine ganglion?

Manual finger pressure intraorally

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Purpose of sphenopalatine ganglion technique?

Enhance PNS activity to encourage thin watery secretions

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Indications for sphenopalatine ganglion technique?

Thick nasal secretions

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Purpose of condylar decompression?

Help free PNS responses to structures innervated by CN IX and X by freeing passage thru jugular foramen (i.e. occipito-mastoid suture)

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What can condylar compression cause?

Suckling difficulties in newborns

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Vagus nerve treatment?

OA, AA, or C2 joint treatment

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Purpose of sacral somatic dysfunction treatment?

1) Decrease hyperPNS tone in left colon and pelvis
2) Reduce labor pain caused by cervical dilation

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Indications for sacral SD treatment?

Dysmenorrhea, labor pain from cervical dilation, constipation

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Contraindications for sacral SD treatment?

Local infections or incisions